Wednesday, 12 July 2017 13:49

Parker Millsap to perform unique concert

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On July 20, Shann and Ray Gowan invite you to listen to the amazing and talented artist, Parker Millsap at the Grove at their farm.
Best known for his multi-instrumental songs and song-writing, this will be an amazing summer evening filled with friends in the wide open space of southwest Saskatchewan.


At only 24 years of age, the Oklahoma native is quickly making a name for himself with his captivating live performances, soulful sound, and character-driven narratives. He recently wrapped up a banner year, which included his network television debut on CONAN, an invitation to play with Elton John at the Apple Music Festival, an Austin City Limits taping and an Americana Music Association nomination for Album of the Year, as well as winning the International Folk Music Awards’ Artist Of the Year.
Millsap’s most recent release, The Very Last Day, has received praise from The New York Times, The Boston Globe, LA Times, Austin Chronicle and Rolling Stone to name a few.
Millsap grew up in the tiny town of Purcell, OK (pop. 5,952) where he attended a Pentecostal church with his family three times a week for most of his youth.  
Though Millsap doesn’t consider himself very religious these days, the experiences engraved upon him inform his songwriting. Blending that fire and brimstone preaching with rock, country, blues and Waits-ian imagery, he has created a sound uniquely his own.
Bring your own: chair, bugspray, drinks, and if necessary, designated driver.
Tickets for this concert are $30, paid to Shann Gowan.
For more information you can reach Gowan at 306-778-2686 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Directions to the Grove:
• Take Highway 4 south towards Grassland National Park;
• Drive 14 km or so to the Rhineland sign;
• Turn right and go west on Rhineland road — not east to Rhineland;
• You will be on gravel after leaving  Highway 4;
• Go 8.8 km west (you will pass the boots) then down in the valley;
• Turn right on the last road before the creek (go north);
• Follow the trees above the creek; park among the trees.

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